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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Perspectives (September 2016)

I just heard a story about how environment and lifestyle affect health. A presenter described driving an hour each way to work for a year. She gained 20 pounds. Then she lost 40 pounds in a year – without changing her eating habits. Sounds like an ad for weight More

AHA Matters–Erin White

“Through AHA, I have found incredible support for my work and the opportunity to share ideas and find new partners. I have discovered new parts of the Wake County health landscape that are surprising, inspiring and on the verge of incredible impact for the health of our communities. Being More

Apply Now: Garden Health Educator

The Poe Center for Health Education is hiring a part-time Garden Health Educator to work along side the Senior Health Educator and be responsible for working with low-income child care centers to assist in getting their gardens up and running as well as incorporating garden education into their curriculum. See full More

Perspectives (August 2016)

I was just at the National Association of Counties annual meeting with Wake County colleagues, former Minnesota colleagues, and other county leaders from across the nation. One of the most compelling new things I learned about health is a risk index measuring “Adverse Childhood Experiences” or ACE. This is More

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AHA Updates
AHA Welcomes 4 New Board Members
September 22, 2016 [Thursday]

Moving Wake County Forward with Transit
September 13, 2016 [Tuesday]

AHA Partners as Storytellers
September 12, 2016 [Monday]

Celebrate 20 Years of Walk to School Day on October 5
September 6, 2016 [Tuesday]

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